Roy Allen Vandegrift

Roy Allen Vandegrift

AGE: 57 • Denham Springs, LA

Roy Allen Vandegrift, a native of Delaware City and a resident of Denham Springs, La passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at the age of 57. He was a US Navy veteran and retired from Delmarva Power/ Pepco after many years of service. Roy loved life and adored his family, had a heart for animals and a passion for music, especially his drums. He was a loving husband, son, father, brother, and grandfather who will be missed dearly by all who had the pleasure of meeting him.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Vandegrift; parents, Dorothy and Frank Vandegrift Sr.; father and mother in law, Clayton and Linda Melson; daughters, Heather Davis and husband Shane, and Heather Vandegrift; brothers, Frank Vandegrift and wife Dee and Kenny Vandegrift; three grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Delaware City on Saturday, January 18, 2014 beginning at 1pm. A Celebration of Life Reception will follow the funeral service. Please visit to leave condolences for the family.

Funeral Home

Greenoaks Funeral Home
9595 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 925-5331

Published in The News Journal from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2014